Six Degrees of Separation

Those of you who have read my letters, columns and blog over the years know that I not only believe in a smaller government, I believe in a more localized one. This is set forth in the Tenth Amendment, ratified in 1791, presented here in its entirety: The powers not delegated to the United States…

We must choose wisely…

Since I seem to be on a “choosing” kick today, here’s another post from the groove-yard of forgotten favorites…originally written as a “letter to the editor” and never submitted. The big question that faces us in 2012 and beyond, and has been the 800 pound gorilla for a while – the crazy relative in the…

A Time for Choosing

In discussing many contemporary situations and people, not just in the political arena but in real life as well, many times these phrases come up: I don’t believe that “progressives” are evil, what they believe is wrong. Or: They seem to want the best for America, they just are going about it the wrong way.…

Michelle, My Belle…

Victor Davis Hanson reminds us of a tactic used in the Obama campaign of 2008 – the deployment of Michelle Obama as a political weapon. She was used to great effect by the campaign to energize and gain support within the cadre of liberal feminists and to play identity politics within the community of black…